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  • Posted in thread: Re: Wheel Pants and Grove Brakes on 05-19-2018 at 07:38 PM
    They use the "standard" tab that is on most Cubs that are or have been equipped with pants. The
    larger plate that they attach to helps to make them very sturdy.I was just thinking that this
    type of ba...

  • Posted in thread: Re: Wheel Pants and Grove Brakes on 05-19-2018 at 06:42 PM
    Sorry about that. Here's the picture

  • Posted in thread: Re: Wheel Pants and Grove Brakes on 05-19-2018 at 06:38 PM
    I'll throw this out there to ponder. This is how my Dad did the ones on my Cub. They use the
    same tab on the gear leg, but he made a plate to attach the pants to. Seems to be pretty
    sturdy.

  • Posted in thread: HP required for level flight clip wing cub on 05-18-2018 at 01:19 PM
    Tom, Remember that you are limited to propellers and length with a CWC.

  • Posted in thread: Lightening Bolt - tips on 05-05-2018 at 02:21 PM
    Topp, Use the stencil at the front to get the Bolt right, then when in place just start your
    tape at the bolt and taper it back to the tail. Look at other pictures of Cubs with the correct
    bolt for sp...

  • Posted in thread: Cowling changes when changing engines?? on 04-28-2018 at 05:41 PM
    I believe that Piper put it on the TC because they built one factory CWC for Bevo Howard.

  • Posted in thread: Cowling changes when changing engines?? on 04-27-2018 at 05:41 PM
    Yep, What Jim said. McCauley 1A90-CF, 1A90-CH, and 1B90-CM fixed pitch metal propellers only
    also, the Scootair STC is worth every cent,( $400.) to be able to upgrage to the larger engine
    AND increase...

  • Posted in thread: Cowling changes when changing engines?? on 04-27-2018 at 03:03 PM
    Jim, OK, Just had a senior moment for awhile. Now i've had my morning coffee and can remember.
    The Scootair STC is the one i used. It allows for the 85 and 90 hp Cont.as well as takes the
    1100 GW for ...

  • Posted in thread: Cowling changes when changing engines?? on 04-27-2018 at 01:30 PM
    Jim, I'll have to check. My Dad did most of the paperwork back then. This little Cub has a book
    of STC's or it might have been a field approval. Now you have me thinking.Need to look back in
    the logs ...

  • Posted in thread: Cowling changes when changing engines?? on 04-26-2018 at 07:51 PM
    Here's a picture of what I did to make the longer stacks work. Lowered the opening, then filled
    the top portion with a filler plate held in place with screws. My IA did the same thing except
    he used r...

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